TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
Address1102 BATES
Houston, TX 77030
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    2016Medical Education Scholarship Award, American Association of Medical Colleges, Southern Group on Educational Affairs
    2013F&J Faculty Excellence Award in Educational Leadership, Baylor College of Medicine
    2013Texas Children's Hospital Professional Development Leadership Award, Center for Research, Innovation, and Scholarship, Texas Children's Hospital
    2012Academy of Distinguished Educators, Baylor College of Medicine
    2012F&J Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching and Evaluation, Baylor College of Medicine
    2005Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

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    Mary Rocha, MD, MPH is nationally recognized medical education scholar with an interest in assessment methods and how learning occurs during the period of transition from medical school to internship. She is a graduate of various advanced courses in medical education research and is an expert in validation methods. She routinely leads peer-reviewed national faculty development workshops on medical education research methods.

    Dr. Rocha and colleagues received a Medical Education Scholarship Award from the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) for a workshop about the learning environment. She is a past recipient of two educational grants and a professional development leadership award from the BCM Department of Pediatrics and she is the recipient of 2 Fulbright and Jaworski awards from BCM.

    Dr. Rocha has served in various educational leadership roles at BCM including Director of the Pediatric SubInternship and Interim/Associate Director of the Pediatric Clerkship. Nationally, she serves in educational scholarship leadership roles for the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Academic Pediatric Association, and the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics.

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    1. Ryan MS, Kind T, Jirasevijinda TJ, Paul CR, Keeley MG, Rocha MEM. Propelling Educational Innovations to Publication in Five Steps. Acad Med. 2020 11; 95(11):1779. PMID: 32134788.
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    2. Darby JB, Tamaskar N, Kumar S, Sexson K, de Guzman M, Rocha MEM, Shulman ST. Variability in Kawasaki Disease Practice Patterns: A Survey of Hospitalists at Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2017. Hosp Pediatr. 2019 09; 9(9):724-728. PMID: 31462419.
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    3. Fuchs J, King M, Devon EP, Guffey D, Keeley M, Rocha MEM. Mitigating "Educational Groundhog Day" - The Role of Learner Handoffs Within Clinical Rotations: A Survey of Pediatric Educational Leaders. Acad Pediatr. 2020 Jan - Feb; 20(1):113-118. PMID: 31445968.
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    4. Paul CR, Ryan MS, Dallaghan GLB, Jirasevijinda T, Quigley PD, Hanson JL, Khidir AM, Petershack J, Jackson J, Tewksbury L, Rocha MEM. Collecting Validity Evidence: A Hands-on Workshop for Medical Education Assessment Instruments. MedEdPORTAL. 2019 04 12; 15:10817. PMID: 31139736.
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    5. Abramson EL, Paul CR, Petershack J, Serwint J, Fischel JE, Rocha M, Treitz M, McPhillips H, Lockspeiser T, Hicks P, Tewksbury L, Vasquez M, Tancredi DJ, Li ST. Conducting Quantitative Medical Education Research: From Design to Dissemination. Acad Pediatr. 2018 03; 18(2):129-139. PMID: 29117573.
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    6. Rocha, Mary Esther M., Rubenstein, Jared. Critical Synthesis Package: Objective Structured Video Exam (OSVE) in Communication Skills. MedEdPORTAL. 2014. View Publication.
    7. Adame N, Rocha ME, Louden C, Agrawal R. Pediatric hospitalists' perspectives on the care of children with medical complexity. Hosp Pediatr. 2011 Jul 01; 1(1):30-7. PMID: 24510927.
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    8. Rocha, Mary Esther M. Pitfalls of Enteral Feeding in Children with Special Health Care Needs. Hospital Pediatrics. 2008; (1):16-17.
    9. Rocha, Mary Esther M. The Relationship between Nonadherence and Recurrent Disease: A Case-Comparison Study of DNA Fingerprint Clustering of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates Among Recurrent and Primary Tuberculosis Cases. 1998.
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